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1997 Kansas City RoyalsPayroll Summary
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Tim Belcher earned $2,300,000 for the 1997 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record67-94 (5th in American League Central)League Rank13thMLB Rank27th
BallparkKauffman Stadium
ManagerTony Muser,Bob BooneGeneral ManagerHerk Robinson
CoachesRich Dauer (Third Base Coach), Guy Hansen (Bullpen Coach), Bruce Kison (Pitching Coach), Greg Luzinski (Hitting Coach), Mitchell Page (First Base Coach), Tom Poquette (Hitting Coach), Jamie Quirk (Bench Coach), Frank White (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickDan Reichert (#7)
Payroll$31,225,000 (Rank: 21st)
Attendance1,517,638 (Rank: 22nd)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 61-83 ... Wichita Wranglers (AA) 64-76 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 62-78 ... Lansing Lugnuts (A) 69-68 ... Spokane Indians (A-) 45-31 ... Gulf Coast Royals (Rk) 36-24 ...
Years Available1969-2019

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Payroll Data for 1997 Kansas City Royals

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Kevin AppierP6-2 200 R-R 1967-12-06 29Lancaster,California MLB1987-20061989-2004
1987- 1-   9-KCA
4,800,000553  
Tim BelcherP6-3 225 R-R 1961-10-19 35Mount Gilead,Ohio MLB1984-20001987-2000
1984- 1-   1-NYA
2,300,0001706  
Jay BellSS-2B6-0 182 R-R 1965-12-11 31Valparaiso,Florida MLB1984-20031986-2003
1984- 1-   8-MIN
5,000,000431  
Yamil BenitezLF-RF6-2 195 R-R 1972-05-10 25San Juan,Puerto Rico MLB1990-20021995-1998
1989-   UDFA-MON
150,00076639  
Brian BevilP6-4 225 R-R 1971-09-05 25Houston,Texas MLB1990-19981996-1998
1990-30- 817-KCA
150,00076640  
Ricky BonesP6-0 202 R-R 1969-04-07 28Salinas,Puerto Rico MLB1986-20031991-2001
1986-   UDFA-SDN
390,00042817  
Hector CarrascoP6-2 220 R-R 1969-10-22 27San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20111994-2007
1988-   UDFA-NYN
560,00036215  
Larry CasianP6-0 175 R-L 1965-10-28 31Lynwood,California MLB1984-19981990-1998
1987- 6- 139-MIN
350,00045019  
Jim ConverseP5-9 180 L-R 1971-08-17 25San Francisco,California MLB1990-20001993-1997
1990-16- 431-SEA
150,00076641  
Scott Cooper3B-1B6-3 200 L-R 1967-10-13 29St. Louis,Missouri MLB1986-19981990-1997
1986- 3-  69-BOS
375,00043618  
Johnny DamonLF6-2 190 L-L 1973-11-05 23Fort Riley,Kansas MLB1992-20121995-2012
1992- 1-  35-KCA
240,00052022Free Agent  
Chili DavisOF6-3 210 B-R 1960-01-17 37Kingston,Jamaica MLB1978-19991981-1999
1977-11- 270-SFN
3,800,000874  
Roland De La MazaP6-2 195 R-R 1971-11-09 25Granada Hills,California MLB1993-19991997-1997
1993-15- 419-CLE
150,00076642  
Jermaine DyeRF6-5 220 R-R 1974-01-28 23Vacaville,California MLB1993-20091996-2009
1993-17- 488-ATL
175,00064430  
Sal FasanoC6-2 230 R-R 1971-08-10 25Chicago,Illinois MLB1992-20091996-2008
1993-37-1029-KCA
150,00076637  
Tom GoodwinCF-LF6-1 175 L-R 1968-07-27 28Fresno,California MLB1987-20051991-2004
1989- 1-  22-LAN
1,050,00027811  
Shane HalterSS-3B6-0 180 R-R 1969-11-08 27La Plata,Maryland MLB1991-20051997-2004
1991- 5- 132-KCA
150,00076636  
Chris HaneyP6-3 210 L-L 1968-11-16 28Baltimore,Maryland MLB1988-20021991-2002
1990- 2-  51-MON
1,700,0002179  
Jed Hansen2B6-1 195 R-R 1972-08-19 24Tacoma,Washington MLB1992-20061997-1999
1994- 2-  50-KCA
150,00076643  
David HowardSS-2B6-0 175 B-R 1967-02-26 30Sarasota,Florida MLB1987-20011991-1999
1986-32- 774-KCA
762,50031814  
Jason JacomeP6-1 185 L-L 1970-11-24 26Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB1990-20091994-1998
1991-12- 329-NYN
220,00053724  
Jeff King3B-1B6-1 188 R-R 1964-12-26 32Marion,Indiana MLB1984-19991989-1999
1986- 1-   1-PIT
2,500,0001585  
Ryan LongRF-LF6-2 215 R-R 1973-02-03 24Houston,Texas MLB1991-20001997-1997
1991- 2-  45-KCA
150,00076644  
Mike MacFarlaneC6-1 210 R-R 1964-04-12 33Stockton,California MLB1983-19991987-1999
1985- 4-  97-KCA
887,50030212  
Felix MartinezSS6-0 180 B-R 1974-05-18 23Nagua,Dom Rep MLB1993-20091997-2001
1993-29- 825-OAK
150,00076635  
Allen McDillP6-0 155 L-L 1971-08-23 25Greenville,Mississippi MLB1992-20021997-2001
1992-20- 553-NYN
150,00076634  
Jeff MontgomeryP5-11 175 R-R 1962-01-07 35Wellston,Ohio MLB1983-19991987-1999
1983- 9- 212-CIN
2,300,0001707  
Rod MyersCF-LF6-1 190 L-L 1973-01-14 24Conroe,Texas MLB1991-20031996-1997
1991-13- 340-KCA
150,00076645  
Jon NunnallyRF-CF5-10 190 L-R 1971-11-09 25Pelham,North Carolina MLB1992-20061995-2000
1992- 3-  70-CLE
190,00061127  
Jose OffermanSS-2B6-0 190 B-R 1968-11-08 28San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB1988-20091990-2005
1986-   UDFA-LAN
1,600,00023210  
Gregg OlsonP6-4 208 R-R 1966-10-11 30Scribner,Nebraska MLB1986-20011988-2001
1988- 1-   4-BAL
400,00041516  
Dean Palmer3B6-1 210 R-R 1968-12-27 28Tallahassee,Florida MLB1986-20031989-2003
1986- 3-  59-TEX
4,800,000552  
Craig Paquette3B-LF6-0 190 R-R 1969-03-08 28Long Beach,California MLB1989-20071993-2003
1989- 8- 218-OAK
340,00045820  
Mike PerezP6-0 187 R-R 1964-10-19 32Yauco,Puerto Rico MLB1985-19971990-1997
1986-12- 312-SLN
150,00076646  
Hipolito PichardoP6-1 195 R-R 1969-08-22 27Esperanza,Dom Rep MLB1988-20041992-2002
1987-   UDFA-KCA
780,00031513  
Jim PittsleyP6-7 220 R-R 1974-04-03 23DuBois,Pennsylvania MLB1992-19991995-1999
1992- 1-  17-KCA
150,00076647  
Bip Roberts2B-LF5-7 165 B-R 1963-10-27 33Berkeley,California MLB1982-19981986-1998
1982- 1-  13-PIT
1,950,0001988  
Jose RosadoP6-0 185 L-L 1974-11-09 22Jersey City,New Jersey MLB1994-20001996-2000
1994-12- 331-KCA
200,00057526  
Glendon RuschP6-1 200 L-L 1974-11-07 22Seattle,Washington MLB1993-20091997-2009
1993-17- 469-KCA
150,00076633  
Jose SantiagoP6-3 215 R-R 1974-11-05 22Fajardo,Puerto Rico MLB1994-20081997-2005
1994-70-1627-KCA
150,00076632  
Scott ServiceP6-6 240 R-R 1967-02-26 30Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1986-20041988-2004
1985-   UDFA-PHI
225,00052923  
Tim SpehrC6-2 200 R-R 1966-07-02 30Excelsior Springs,Missouri MLB1988-20011991-1999
1988- 5- 127-KCA
260,00050121  
Andy StewartC5-11 205 R-R 1970-12-05 26Oshawa,Ontario MLB1990-20041997-1997
1989-   UDFA-KCA
150,00076648  
Larry Sutton1B-RF6-0 185 L-L 1970-05-14 27West Covina,California MLB1991-20041997-2004
1992-21- 582-KCA
150,00076638  
Mike Sweeney1B-C6-2 215 R-R 1973-07-22 23Orange,California MLB1991-20101995-2010
1991-10- 262-KCA
175,00064429  
Randy VeresP6-3 210 R-R 1965-11-25 31Sacramento,California MLB1985-19971989-1997
1985- 1-   2-MIL
185,00061328  
Joe Vitiello1B-LF6-3 230 R-R 1970-04-11 27Cambridge,Massachusetts MLB1989-20041995-2003
1991- 1-   7-KCA
210,00055825  
Jamie WalkerP6-2 190 L-L 1971-07-01 25McMinnville,Tennessee MLB1990-20091997-2009
1992-10- 265-HOU
150,00076649  
Matt WhisenantP6-3 215 R-L 1971-06-08 26Los Angeles,California MLB1990-20011997-2000
1989-18- 456-PHI
150,00076650  
Mike WilliamsP6-2 204 R-R 1968-07-29 28Radford,Virginia MLB1988-20031992-2003
1990-14- 374-PHI
150,00076631  
Mitch WilliamsP6-4 205 L-L 1964-11-17 32Santa Ana,California MLB1982-20021986-1997
1982- 8- 187-SDN
150,00076651